How do your peak flow values at sea compare to your values at home? I’m thinking the fresh clean air of the ocean might be a blessing but what about the temperature and humidity swings?

Dear John: My asthma is well controlled, and so the peak flows are about the same at sea and on land. Where there may be a benefit from the clean ocean air, perhaps that is offset by the constant stress which is also a trigger for my asthma. Temperature and humidity...

What would happen if you stopped breathing in an asthma attack? I already had a few asthma attacks and don’t know how bad it could be

That is a scary thought!  If you stopped breathing from an asthma attack, you would pass out.  But you don’t want to ever let that happen.  So, be prepared.  Have a plan in mind about what to do if you start to have difficulty breathing.  We call that your “asthma...